International News

VIDEO: Brazil's year of World Cup protests

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:37
As the World Cup begins in Brazil, Julia Carneiro looks back at a year that saw millions of Brazilians take to the streets in protest.

VIDEO: Lineker's four teams to win World Cup

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:37
BBC Sport's Gary Lineker picks the four teams that he believes can win the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.

Report due on NI care home closures

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:36
A review into the future of Northern Ireland's residential care homes is to be published later.

VIDEO: E3: No Man's Sky wows games critics

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:33
A small indie studio from England is wowing jaded games critics with its galaxy-exploring game No Man's Land. Dave Lee asks the studio how it did it.

VIDEO: E3: PS4 gets a psychedelic love tale

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:29
Sony's latest games studio has done something relatively rare for E3 - shown off a new type of game. Richard Taylor discovers how Entwined came about.

Passport delays and Iraq violence - the papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:26
Delays affecting passport applications and gains by Islamist militants in Iraq are the main stories on the front pages of the papers.

'Joint promise' on Holyrood powers

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:18
Leaders of the main unionist parties in Scotland could soon share a platform, jointly promising more powers for Holyrood.

3D cameras to help in crash clear-up

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:14
Waiting times for roads to re-open after serious accidents could be cut with the introduction of 3D laser cameras.

McGuinness to meet Queen again

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:01
Martin McGuinness confirms he will again meet the Queen when she visits Belfast later in June.

Ill man living in squalor was failed

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 20:18
Health and social care officials are criticised for letting a severely mentally ill patient continue living in his Bedfordshire home in "squalor".

E3: Views from the games expo

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 18:06
The fun and fury at this year's video games show

Eight things you need to know about the World Cup

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 17:54
How bad can a team be and still qualify? Why has the "official noisemaker" been banned? All you need to know about the World Cup.

China takes new steps to boost growth

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 17:37
China announces new measures, including infrastructure spending and increased lending for exporters, to bolster its economic growth.

Call to decriminalise W Africa drugs

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 17:20
Low-level drug offences should be decriminalised in West Africa, according to a commission headed by former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Disability 'here' and 'there'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 17:06
Exhibition shows disabled people photographed doing their jobs

Life in a Christian 'fundamentalist' school

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 16:44
Life in a Christian "fundamentalist" school

Ayckbourn on keeping theatre alive

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 16:42
Alan Ayckbourn on using ping pong balls to reinvent theatre

Four people found murdered in Cuba

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 16:39
Four people found murdered in Cuba may have been trying to leave the island illegally, perhaps with the help of traffickers.

Birds' 'black ties' smaller in city

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 16:27
Great tits with smaller black chest stripes have higher survival rates in an urban habitat, a study shows.

Recession 'led to 10,000 suicides'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 16:09
The economic crisis in Europe and North America led to more than 10,000 suicides, according to figures from UK researchers.

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